Rhagovelia acuminata Bacon, 1956

Moreira, Felipe Ferraz Figueiredo, Pacheco-Chaves, Bernald, Springer, Monika & Cordeiro, Isabelle Da Rocha Silva, 2015, Two new species of Rhagovelia (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Veliidae) from Costa Rica, with a key and new records from the country, Zootaxa 3980 (4), pp. 477-500: 488

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3980.4.2

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Rhagovelia acuminata Bacon, 1956
status

 

Rhagovelia acuminata Bacon, 1956 

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Known distribution in Costa Rica. Puntarenas ( Polhemus 1997). Reported here are the first records from Alajuela and Cartago provinces.

Material examined. COSTA RICA: Alajuela —San Ramón, Alberto Manuel Brenes Biological Reserve, 800 m a.s.l., 10.X. 2010, (B. Pacheco): 5 apterous males, 4 apterous females, 2 nymphs; Alberto Manuel Brenes Biological Reserve, San Lorencito River, 10 o 13 ’ 6.8 ” N / 84 o 35 ’ 48.9 ” W, 876 m a.s.l., 10.X. 1998: 4 apterous males, 3 apterous females; 17.X. 2009, (B. Pacheco): 1 apterous male, 1 apterous female. Cartago —Paraíso, Birrisito, Parruas River Stream, secondary Forest, 1350 m a.s.l., 15.X. 1996, (C. Guillén): 3 apterous males, 4 apterous females. Puntarenas —Chomes, 04.XII. 1998: 2 apterous females. Santa Elena, Berros Stream, 1200 m a.s.l., IV. 2001, (A. Burgin): 6 apterous males, 6 apterous females.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Veliidae

Genus

Rhagovelia